Don’t Be So Quite.

The phrase "don't be so quite" is one I have heard countless times. Teachers used to love mentioning that I didn't really talk much in class, highlighting it in my report cards, at parent teacher conferences and to my face. In my friend groups, I'm usually known as the "shy, quite one". At both of... Continue Reading →

The Gap Year.

Lately I have been in the process of making a pretty scary decision (scary for me, anyway!): I am embarking on a gap year. I would be lying if I was saying that this was planned, that it was always my dream to take a gap year after university. The truth is, I didn't find... Continue Reading →

Stopping Time: A Poem.

Today I am sharing something I never thought I would. I like to write poems, mainly when I'm feeling down, in order to convey my emotions in a way that no one is affected by them. Writing in general calms me down when I'm not feeling great, but my intention has never been to share... Continue Reading →

7 Days, 7 Tips: Anxiety Tip #3

Anxiety Tip #3: Write.   Today's tip is simple; write. I find that writing has many therapeutic effects, and I rely on it when I am struggling with my anxiety. Personally, I see my notebook as someone to confide in. I don't like to talk about my anxiety with friends or family, and avoid doing... Continue Reading →

The Wall.

A while back, when I was having a particularly tough time with my anxiety, I wrote the below piece. At the time, I was really struggling with the though that my anxiety would never get better. I felt stuck. I found the piece again a few days ago, and I thought I would share it... Continue Reading →

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